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Eliza Hull Maury Withers Letters

Identifier: M856

Scope and Contents

Collection contains extracts from personal letters of Mrs. Withers recount the daily events of her life in various mining communities in Colorado.


  • 1878-1881

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Eliza Hull Maury Withers was a pioneer who came to Colorado from Richmond, Va. 1870s. Wife of Thomas Withers, a mining engineer and surveyor; daughter of Matthew Fontaine Maury, "Pathfinder of the Seas."


1 envelope (41 leaves)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Katherine W. Toll, 1938.


Typed transcript (1938) by Katherine W. Toll. Originals were in possession of Mrs. Littleton Fitzgerald, Richmond, Va.

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Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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